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Pride and prejudice

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman, as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters.

Editions:4156  Date:1456 - 2020  Genre(s):Love stories, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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Jane Eyre

by:Bront├ź, Charlotte, 1816-1855

In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret. Charlotte Bronte's novel about the passionate love between Jane Eyre, a young girl alone in the world, and the rich, brilliant, domineering Rochester has enthralled every kind of reader, from the most critical and cultivated to the youngest and most unabashedly romantic, ever since its publication in 1847. It lives as one of the great triumphs of storytelling and as a moving affirmation of the prerogatives of the heart in the face of disappointment and misfortune.

Editions:4340  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Love stories, Bildungsromans, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Bildungsromans

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Emma

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

Emma is the golden girl;beautiful, capable and clever;who's got the world in the palm of her hand. Whatever doesn't quite measure up in Emma's sparkling universe can easily be rearranged. But life becomes much less manageable when one of Emma's matchmaking schemes goes terribly awry, and the least expected happens;she falls in love.

Editions:2356  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Love stories, Humorous fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Humorous fiction

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Sense and sensibility

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

Two sisters, one practical and conventional and the other emotional and sentimental, find that only through compromise of their mutual differences can they get along.

Editions:1764  Date:1811 - 2102  Genre(s):Love stories, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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Anna Karenina : a novel in eight parts

by:Tolstoj, Lev Nikolaevi─Ź

Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of society. Set against the vast and rich background of nineteenth century Russia, the novel's seven major characters create a dynamic imbalance, playing out the contrasts of city and country life and all the variations on life and family happiness.

Editions:2056  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Love stories, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction

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Mansfield Park

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

When a poor cousin, Fannie Price, comes to live at the estate of the sophisticated Bertram family, she suffers from the condescension of her haughty relatives and from the hopeless love she bears for their youngest son. Life becomes even more complicated when she is forced into a rivalry with a charming and vivacious newcomer. Fannie will have to question her most cherished beliefs about herself and her world as she struggles to make a home for herself. Displaying Austen's characteristic irony and perception, Mansfield Park delivers a scathing attack on social conventions that earned it a reputation as her most controversial novel.

Editions:1586  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Love stories, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Bildungsromans, Romance fiction

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Persuasion

by:Austen, Jane

The last novel completed by Jane Austen before she died, unmarried, in her early forties, Persuasion is often thought to be the story of the author's own lost love.

Editions:1374  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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The portrait of a lady

by:James, Henry, 1843-1916

When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy Aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. She then finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond, who, beneath his veneer of charm and cultivation, is cruelty itself. A story of intense poignancy, Isabel's tale of love and betrayal still resonates with modern audiences.

Editions:1016  Date:1880 - 2018  Genre(s):Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Domestic fiction, Romance fiction

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The age of innocence

by:Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870's, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. Before their engagement is announced, he meets May's cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, who has returned to New York after a long absence.

Editions:845  Date:1900 - 2019  Genre(s):Love stories, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction

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The great Gatsby

by:Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940

Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back. This is the definitive, textually accurate edition of a classic of twentieth-century literature, The Great Gatsby. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan has been acclaimed by generations of readers. But the first edition contained a number of errors resulting from Fitzgerald's extensive revisions and a rushed production schedule.

Editions:1527  Date:1925 - 2019  Genre(s):Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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